Today, the Sony Xperia Z3 is finally available in stores in the United States. Not some half Z2/Z3 deal. The proper Xperia Z3. And that's important because we've already done a complete review of the Z3, and that's pretty much what you'll find should you wander into a T-Mobile store. (Or, yes, if you'd preordered and had it shipped already, you lucky duck, you.)
Olloclip, the creators of photo lenses and accessories for the Samsung S familiy of smartphones, are now accepting UK pounds and euros in its online store for the first time, which gives residents in that part of the world a savings of up to 25 percent.
The team at Fleksy have secured a $2 million funding recently, and are commemorating the occasion by discounting the popular keyboard to $0.99 from its usual price of $2.99. The sale, which is in effect now, lasts until Friday. The app also picked up an update, bumping the version number to 3.3.3.
The latest data from Kantar WorldPanel unsurprisingly shows the continued growth of Android, which increased its market share by 4.5 percent, now commanding a 61.8 percent market share, while iOS witnessed a decline of 3.3 percent to 32.6 percent. Windows Phone also shrank from 4.6 percent to 4.3 percent.
Huawei has launched its Honor – yes, the American spelling – brand in Europe officially and with it the Honor 6 as the launch device. The top line is that the Honor 6 packs some excellent hardware into a nice design at a great price point. In the UK, for example, the Honor 6 can be yours for £249.99 with zero carrier involvement.
Oppo today announced the N3 smartphone at an event in Singapore. The N1 successor comes with a 16-megapixel f/2.2 motorized swivel camera enabling owners to capture photos and track objects at various angles. It's certainly the highlight of the smartphone, rotating up to 206 degrees to really make panorama shooting an absolute breeze.
Alongside the launch of the Oppo N3, the Chinese vendor launched the R5, a device with a thickness of just 4.85mm, making it the thinnest smartphone in the world. The Oppo R5 has more than just its sleek looks going for it, as the device comes with a 64-bit CPU and a full-HD display.
Bolstered by a record 16.8 million smartphone sales in Q3 2014, LG announced that it has almost doubled its profits to $440 million from the same time a year ago. The 39 percent year-on-year increase in sales mark LG's best quarter in five years.
Depending on which model you get, the Motorola Droid Turbo features a premium ballistic nylon or the metalized glass fiber. They look so awesome in person, that it'd be such a shame to cover it all up with a case. Motorola understands that some people need the extra protection, so they've also created the Motorola Flip Case for the new super high-end smartphone. Take a look at our hands-on video.
A new viral video for the Droid Turbo has just surfaced, this time with actor James Franco 'inhaling his coffee." The subtle comparison here alludes to the Droid Turbo's speed, and perhaps also to Verizon's download speeds on its XLTE network.
If you're itching for accessories for Motorola's newly minted Droid Turbo on Verizon's XLTE network in the U.S., you should have a gander at Lifeproof's waterproof case for the phone. The case will offer slightly more rugged protection to the Droid Turbo, shielding the device from dust, dirt, snow, and water. In the meantime, if October 30th cannot come soon enough, be sure to check out our hands-on with the Droid Turbo.
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